[Epidemiology of venous thromboembolie disease in Spain].

@article{Merino2008EpidemiologyOV,
  title={[Epidemiology of venous thromboembolie disease in Spain].},
  author={Ricardo Guijarro Merino and Julio Montes Santiago and Carlos Mar{\'i}a San Rom{\'a}n Ter{\'a}n},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  year={2008},
  volume={131 Suppl 2},
  pages={2-9}
}
The results of epidemiological studies of venous thromboembolic disease (VTD) vary widely, depending both on the geographical area and study type. In Spain, there are no data on the incidence and distribution of VTD. To determine the incidence and distribution of this disease, we analyzed the hospital discharges codified by the Spanish national health system. The results of the analysis showed that VTD represented 0.82% (0.69%-0.92%) of all hospital discharges in Spain between 1999 and 2005… CONTINUE READING